At least four people were killed and 29 injured after an avalanche Tuesday struck a village in northwest Pakistan, according to police and local media.

The incident occurred in Kundla village in Nathia Gali, a famous tourist destination, located 97 kilometers (59 miles) from the capital, Islamabad, local News broadcaster reported.

A vehicle carrying an unknown number of passengers is believed to have been buried in the avalanche.

Rescuers and army troops have launched an operation to pull victims trapped under the avalanche.